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#Mitt Romney

# mitt-romney - Friday 27 January, 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Jan 27th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,391 Views 5 Comments

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American
# The Taxman
# The Taxman

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

Jan 24th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,788 Views 21 Comments

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…

# mitt-romney - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

Jan 22nd 2012, 9:52 AM 1,911 Views 16 Comments

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

Jan 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 2,457 Views 13 Comments

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

# mitt-romney - Friday 20 January, 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote
# US 2012
# US 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote

Jan 20th 2012, 10:47 AM 1,107 Views 11 Comments

The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

Jan 19th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,189 Views 10 Comments

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?
# Santorum Surge
# Santorum Surge

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

Jan 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,644 Views 4 Comments

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

Jan 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 1,049 Views 2 Comments

The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.

# mitt-romney - Monday 16 January, 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign
# US 2012
# US 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

Jan 16th 2012, 4:57 PM 1,168 Views 2 Comments

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

Jon Huntsman to drop out of Republican Party's White House race
# US 2012
# US 2012

Jon Huntsman to drop out of Republican Party's White House race

Jan 16th 2012, 8:25 AM 804 Views 5 Comments

The former governor of Utah is due to make an announcement later today confirming his support for leading candidate Mitt Romney.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary
# New Hampshire
# New Hampshire

Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary

Jan 11th 2012, 7:58 AM 1,050 Views 3 Comments

In photos: The race for the Republican Party nomination rolls on…

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure
# US 2012
# US 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Jan 10th 2012, 8:47 AM 1,067 Views 9 Comments

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Jan 4th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,442 Views 7 Comments

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off
# Caucus
# Caucus

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 1,004 Views 2 Comments

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest
# Iowa
# Iowa

Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest

Jan 4th 2012, 8:28 AM 1,924 Views 95 Comments

“Game on,” says second-placed Rick Santorum.

Tied: Small number of votes separate Santorum and Romney in Iowa
# Iowa Caucus
# Iowa Caucus

Tied: Small number of votes separate Santorum and Romney in Iowa

Jan 4th 2012, 6:46 AM 950 Views 5 Comments

The first test of strength for the men and woman hoping to take on Barack Obama in the autumn got underway in the rural state of Iowa overnight

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
# US 2012
# US 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,790 Views 44 Comments

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa
# White House 2012
# White House 2012

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:27 AM 772 Views 1 Comment

Conservative candidate Rick Santorum is surging as the first votes are cast in the contest to take on Barack Obama.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state
# US Election
# US Election

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 2,765 Views 2 Comments

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

# mitt-romney - Friday 16 December, 2011

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Dec 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 652 Views 8 Comments

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

South Carolina governor to endorse Mitt Romney
# US
# US

South Carolina governor to endorse Mitt Romney

Dec 16th 2011, 9:53 AM 864 Views 3 Comments

The endorsement of Nikki Haley will provide Romney with a significant boost in the State, where his rival Ndewt Gingrich is currently leading in thepolls.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 11 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Dec 11th 2011, 7:50 PM 5,350 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: ‘No referendum’ on EU deal; why some people want Ireland to change time zone; and how not to flee from the police…

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet
# Wanna Bet?
# Wanna Bet?

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet

Dec 11th 2011, 3:33 PM 3,364 Views 6 Comments

Mitt Romney was challenged by Texan evangelist Rick Perry during last night’s Republican debate – and responded with a big-money offer…

# mitt-romney - Monday 21 November, 2011

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate
# Emotional Times
From The Daily Edge
# Emotional Times

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

Nov 21st 2011, 12:51 PM 1,952 Views 2 Comments

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

# mitt-romney - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Is waterboarding a form of torture? GOP presidential candidates aren't sure
# 2012Elections
# 2012Elections

Is waterboarding a form of torture? GOP presidential candidates aren't sure

Nov 13th 2011, 11:18 AM 1,153 Views 56 Comments

The GOP members battling it out for the presidential nomination were at loggerheads last night about foreign policy, foreign aid and whether waterboarding is a form of torture.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far
# Vegas Showdown
# Vegas Showdown

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

Oct 19th 2011, 10:15 AM 567 Views 5 Comments

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 29 September, 2011

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run
# Chris Christie
# Chris Christie

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

Sep 29th 2011, 3:00 PM 283 Views 4 Comments

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida
# Republicans
# Republicans

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

Sep 13th 2011, 12:24 PM 266 Views 3 Comments

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

# mitt-romney - Friday 26 August, 2011

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture

Aug 26th 2011, 5:53 PM 2,074 Views 22 Comments

David Limbaugh, author of a book savaging Barack Obama’s record, tweets a photograph apparently attacking his lack of military service.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Aug 14th 2011, 8:12 AM 467 Views 44 Comments

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

# mitt-romney - Friday 12 August, 2011

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate
# Republican Party
# Republican Party

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate

Aug 12th 2011, 11:52 AM 105 Views 0 Comments

Eight candidates, all vying to be the candidate who takes on Barack Obama in 2012, face off ahead of a key straw poll.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 11th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,974 Views 0 Comments

Tough jail sentences for looters, Republican election hopefuls gear up for debate in the US, €50,000 on urinals for men caught short in Dublin, and U2 featuring… Jedward?

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team

Aug 10th 2011, 5:39 PM 227 Views 4 Comments

Rick Perry has previously campaigned for Democrat Al Gore, but is now the ‘rightwing’ governor of Texas. He’s thought to be an ideal Tea Party candidate.

# mitt-romney - Monday 20 June, 2011

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference
# Not Obama
From The Daily Edge
# Not Obama

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference

Jun 20th 2011, 12:02 PM 1,004 Views 5 Comments

The impersonator Reggie Brown went down a storm at first, but was then ushered off stage. See why.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Tweeter in Chief: Obama to personally use Twitter account
# Presidential Tweets
# Presidential Tweets

Tweeter in Chief: Obama to personally use Twitter account

Jun 18th 2011, 3:07 PM 458 Views 10 Comments

The president will use Twitter during his 2012 re-election bid.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate
# Republican Party
# Republican Party

Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate

Jun 14th 2011, 2:08 PM 214 Views 4 Comments

Seven candidates for the Republican presidential display little hostility for each other, but plenty for the president.

# mitt-romney - Monday 6 June, 2011

"I'm running for president": Santorum the latest Republican candidate to enter White House race
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

"I'm running for president": Santorum the latest Republican candidate to enter White House race

Jun 6th 2011, 5:44 PM 2,233 Views 8 Comments

Former senator Rick Santorum wants to protect American freedoms and says he’s ready to lead.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Mitt Romney declares bid for US presidency
# US Election
# US Election

Mitt Romney declares bid for US presidency

Jun 2nd 2011, 8:34 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

Former Massachusetts Governor has announced his intention to run for president, but looks likely to be facing at least two other high-profile candidates for the nomination…